Don Finlay motion picture collection

Series 1: Motion pictures (1958-1990)

Series number
1
Series title
Motion pictures
Date
1958-1990
Scope and content

A collection of home movies showing a variety of places and events in Brisbane and other parts of Queensland as well as footage taken on trips to other Australian and overseas locations. 

Digital copies available for selected items.

Digitised with support of donors through the Queensland Library Foundation Reel Rescue campaign.

Author / Creator
Finlay, Don
Description
53 film reels (colour)
Additional format
Digital copies available for selected items
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A
Access restrictions
Unrestricted access.
Conditions of use
You are free to use for personal research and study. For other uses see https://www.slq.qld.gov.au/understanding-copyright

Items in this series:

Flutes of stone (1975-1990)

Unit ID
31886/1
Item title
Flutes of stone
Date
1975-1990
Scope and content

Amateur documentary film showing St Helena Penal Colony in Moreton Bay, with narration describing history and features. 

Author / Creator
Finlay, Don
Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (150 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A
Access restrictions
Unrestricted access
Conditions of use
You are free to use for personal research and study. For other uses see https://www.slq.qld.gov.au/understanding-copyright

Franklin House (1975-1990)

Unit ID
31886/2
Item title
Franklin House
Date
1975-1990
Scope and content

Film (with sound) showing Franklin House, Tasmania.

Author / Creator
Finlay, Don
Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (120 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A
Access restrictions
Unrestricted access
Conditions of use
You are free to use for personal research and study. For other uses see https://www.slq.qld.gov.au/understanding-copyright

Before endeavors fade (1975-1990)

Unit ID
31886/3
Item title
Before endeavors fade
Date
1975-1990
Scope and content

Amateur documentary film relating to the history of the Battle of Ypres in Belgium during World War One. Includes footage of a visit to related historical sites and archival photographs and footage. Includes narration. 

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (120 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A
Access restrictions
Unrestricted access
Conditions of use
You are free to use for personal research and study. For other uses see https://www.slq.qld.gov.au/understanding-copyright

25th Day (1975-1990)

Unit ID
31886/4
Item title
25th Day
Date
1975-1990
Scope and content

Amateur documentary film (with narration) relating to ANZAC Day, including footage of ANZAC Day in Brisbane and a trip to Turkey including Gallipoli. Also includes World War One sites in Europe and historical footage.  

 

 

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (250 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A
Access restrictions
Unrestricted access
Conditions of use
You are free to use for personal research and study. For other uses see https://www.slq.qld.gov.au/understanding-copyright

Warana (1980?)

Unit ID
31886/5
Item title
Warana
Date
1980?
Scope and content

Footage of a Warana Parade passing along Wickham Street in Fortitude Valley in the 1980s with ambient audio.

Author / Creator
Finlay, Don
Description
1 film reel (8 minutes 46 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (131 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A
Access restrictions
Unrestricted access
Conditions of use
You are free to use for personal research and study. For other uses see https://www.slq.qld.gov.au/understanding-copyright

Moogerah Dam (1980?)

Unit ID
31886/6
Item title
Moogerah Dam
Date
1980?
Scope and content

Footage of a Military Jeep Club of Queensland social day at Moogerah Dam. Includes footage of an amphibious vehicle taking people for joy rides on the dam. Includes musical soundtrack.

Description
1 film reel (6 minutes 48 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (102 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A
Access restrictions
Unrestricted access
Conditions of use
You are free to use for personal research and study. For other uses see https://www.slq.qld.gov.au/understanding-copyright

In the Path of the Pioneer (1980?)

Unit ID
31886/7
Item title
In the Path of the Pioneer
Date
1980?
Scope and content

Footage of a trip by boat up the Brisbane River starting from the Victoria Bridge. The footage shows passing river traffic, bridges, the Regatta Hotel, University of Queensland, Tennyson Power Station, Moggill Ferry and other riverside landmarks. The footage continues as the boat travels up the Bremer to Ipswich. This is followed by footage of a steam train trip to Grandchester Station, followed by footage of a display of historic trains and railway equipment.

This film has ambient audio. 

Description
1 film reel (13 minutes 36 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (204 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Tivoli School Centenary (1977)

Unit ID
31886/8
Item title
Tivoli School Centenary
Date
1977
Scope and content

Narrated footage of celebrations around the Tivoli State School Centenary (1877-1977).  (Film-makers father was a student there).

Footage includes parades of marching bands, vintage cars, school teams marching down the main street, fancy dress and parade floats; reenactments of children in period dress being conveyed to school in a pony trap, pairs of bullock teams harnessed to vintage faming equipment.  Reminiscing by looking through old school admission registers, dressing in vintage clothes, arriving on horse back or in pony traps to school etc were included in the day's celebrations.

Scenes of families enjoying activities and food (a pig roasting on a spit) at the school grounds to mark the centenary of the school.

Description
1 film reel (17 minutes 35 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (264 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

In Eyres Footsteps (1975-1990)

Unit ID
31886/9
Item title
In Eyres Footsteps
Date
1975-1990
Scope and content

Film documenting a coach tour in South Australia. Includes narration describing history and landmarks.

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (500 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

City Lights, Xmas Party (1960-1962)

Unit ID
31886/10
Item title
City Lights, Xmas Party
Date
1960-1962
Scope and content

Footage of family Christmas celebrations for the years 1960, 1961 and 1962. The footage includes food preparation, Christmas dinner, unwrapping presents, Christmas tree, nativity scene, decorations etc. The film also includes footage of boating and fishing at Mooloolaba; neon lights in Brisbane city at night; Botanic Gardens.

Description
1 film reel (14 minutes,42 seconds) (original reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (176 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent.)
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Koalas, snake, boxing kangaroo (1960-1965)

Unit ID
31886/11
Item title
Koalas, snake, boxing kangaroo
Date
1960-1965
Scope and content

Footage of a man with a koala, a snake and a man boxing with a kangaroo.

Includes a commercial cartoon "Look out for tiger".

Description
1 film reel (reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (60 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Marine pool, Currumbin etc. (1960-1965)

Unit ID
31886/12
Item title
Marine pool, Currumbin etc.
Date
1960-1965
Scope and content

Footage of a visit to the Gold Coast including porpoise pool, fish, seals, kangaroos and birds at Currumbin.

Marine pool, porpoises, birds at Currumbin, aquarium fish.

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (150 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Flowers, beach and car rally (1962)

Unit ID
31886/13
Item title
Flowers, beach and car rally
Date
1962
Scope and content

Footage of a flower garden in the yard of a suburban house and a family barbeque followed by an intertitle with the text ‘Section of Garden Billarook, 74 Carranya St’ (Camp Hill) and more garden footage. Footage of a picnic in a large park; a bird in a cage; children playing football; views of coastline around Noosa Heads inc. ‘Boiling Point’ and ‘Dolphin Point’; fishing; a mid-century beach house; playing lawn bowls at the East Brisbane Bowls Club; picking tomatoes; more flower gardens; views of a camping ground at Tweed Heads; Coolangatta and Greenmount and a Golden Fleece vintage car rally.

Description
1 film reel (18 minutes 45 seconds) (reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (225 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Wood chop competition (1960-1965)

Unit ID
31886/14
Item title
Wood chop competition
Date
1960-1965
Scope and content

Footage of a woodchopping competition and other scenes at the Ekka; flowers in a public park – a sign reads ‘Brisbane City Council Bouganvillea Gardens’; mid-century houses; Scenes of the Carnival of Flowers in Toowoomba and general Toowoomba scenery, the Royal Yacht arriving in Brisbane; a Chinese Restaurant; a sign reading ‘Christmas 1956, Billarook’ (Camp Hill) and a family barbeque in the yard; the Oasis Swimming Pool busy with simmers; a tennis match in front of a large crowd at Milton; Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary; an arrival at Eagle Farm Airport; an intertitle reading ‘Feeding pigeons in Centenary Park’ followed footage of the same; a country road and unidentified river; pelicans under the Victoria Bridge in Brisbane; a fountain on George Street; crops on a farm; a view of the University of Queensland from Highgate Hill; a dredge on the Brisbane River and traffic alongside the river.  

Description
1 film reel (24 minutes 31 seconds) (reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (294 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Wings of an Eagle (1970-1985)

Unit ID
31886/15
Item title
Wings of an Eagle
Date
1970-1985
Scope and content

Footage of a small airport, helicopter, aerial views over south east Queensland, parachutes.

Description
1 film reel (reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (90 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Wheels of Steel (1970-1985)

Unit ID
31886/16
Item title
Wheels of Steel
Date
1970-1985
Scope and content

Title on film "Wheels of steel". Footage of train trips organised by the Steam Train Society around south east Queensland.

Includes footage of Brisbane, Pittsworth, Beaudesert (during the Beaudesert Centenary celebrations), Jimboomba and other locations. 

Description
1 film reel (18 minutes 30 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (222 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe))
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A
Notes
Digital available and audio removed

Bellevue-Arms Collectors Guild (1970-1985)

Unit ID
31886/17
Item title
Bellevue-Arms Collectors Guild
Date
1970-1985
Scope and content

Footage of the Military Arms Collectors Guild conducting re-enactments at Bellevue Homestead at Coominya. Includes ambient audio.

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (100 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Southern Cross (1976)

Unit ID
31886/18
Item title
Southern Cross
Date
1976
Scope and content

Footage of the 'Southern Cross' oil rig being towed down the Brisbane River. The oil rig was manufactured at Evans Deakins on Brisbane River.

Description
1 film reel (5 minutes 14 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (79 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe))
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A
Notes
Digital available and audio removed

Stuck fast, Anro Asia aground (29 Oct 1981)

Unit ID
31886/19
Item title
Stuck fast, Anro Asia aground
Date
29 Oct 1981
Scope and content

Footage of the 213 metre container ship 'Anro Asia' which grounded near Caloundra and the northern tip of Bribie island while entering Moreton Bay on 29 October 1981. The footage is cut with clippings and photographs.

Title on canister and film "Anro Asia".

 

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (80 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Canberra and Barossa Valley (1975-1985)

Unit ID
31886/20
Item title
Canberra and Barossa Valley
Date
1975-1985
Scope and content

Footage of a trip to Canberra and Victoria.

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (150ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Looking at buildings (1965-1975)

Unit ID
31886/21
Item title
Looking at buildings
Date
1965-1975
Scope and content

Footage of buildings in Brisbane's CBD including monuments, trams, Victoria Bridge.  The film begins with a still stating:  "A jewel box film by Don Finlay".  The film is narrated and gives a summary of the origins, history and evolution of public buildings in Brisbane.

Includes some magazine pictures and illustrations of a book on Brisbane.

Author / Creator
Finlay, Don
Description
1 film reel (9 minutes 49 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (118 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe))
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Ampol lights, bits and pieces (1970-1985)

Unit ID
31886/22
Item title
Ampol lights, bits and pieces
Date
1970-1985
Scope and content

Footage showing refinery lights, indoor plants, garden, yard.

Description
1 film reel (reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (170 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

A memory of Leichhardt (1970-1985)

Unit ID
31886/23
Item title
A memory of Leichhardt
Date
1970-1985
Scope and content

Footage of historical re-enactments with period clothing and horse drawn vehicles at a historic homestead.

Description
1 film reel (reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (100 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Brisbane (1950-1955)

Unit ID
31886/24
Item title
Brisbane
Date
1950-1955
Scope and content

Footage of Brisbane streets, trams, views from City Hall, parks, Brisbane River, ANZAC Square.

Description
1 film reel (9 minutes 45 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (117 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Brisbane for the tourist (1954)

Unit ID
31886/25
Item title
Brisbane for the tourist
Date
1954
Scope and content

Film documenting a visit to Brisbane by a film-maker attending the Convention of the Federation of Australian Amateur Cine Societies. The film shows tourist highlights of Brisbane and includes intertitles throughout. The footage includes aerial views, Story Bridge, City Hall, views from City Hall, street views, trams, ANZAC Square and Newstead House.

Description
1 film reel (16 minutes 07 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (195 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe))
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Our holiday to Canberra (April 1958)

Unit ID
31886/26
Item title
Our holiday to Canberra
Date
April 1958
Scope and content

Footage of a caravan holiday to Canberra, Bathurst and other interstate locations.

Description
1 film reel (reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (350 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Caravan trip (1961)

Unit ID
31886/27
Item title
Caravan trip
Date
1961
Scope and content

Footage of a caravan holiday to Victoria and New South Wales.

Description
1 film reel (reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (290 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Holiday at Kirra (1957)

Unit ID
31886/28
Item title
Holiday at Kirra
Date
1957
Scope and content

Footage of a holiday on the Gold Coast and a trip to Tangalooma on Moreton Island in 1957.

Includes footage of the beach; Brunswick Hotel at Brunswick Heads; a visit to a zoo; Santa's Gift Cabin; scenes of a big mullet catch on the beach, Lennon’s Hotel; beach scenes, a large catch of fish on the beach, the ‘Mirimar’ on the Brisbane River heading to Moreton Island; Tangalooma Whaling Station.

Description
1 film reel (13 minutes 13 seconds) (reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (160 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Caravan holiday (1950-1965)

Unit ID
31886/29
Item title
Caravan holiday
Date
1950-1965
Scope and content

Footage of a caravan holiday mostly in New South Wales. Includes Wellington and Young.

 

Description
1 film reel (reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (280 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Caravan holiday to Sydney (1950-1955)

Unit ID
31886/30
Item title
Caravan holiday to Sydney
Date
1950-1955
Scope and content

Footage of a caravan holiday to Sydney.

 

Description
1 film reel (reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (250 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Caravan holiday to South Australia (1960)

Unit ID
31886/31
Item title
Caravan holiday to South Australia
Date
1960
Scope and content

Footage of a caravan holiday to South Australia and Victoria in 1960.

 

Description
1 film reel (reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (320 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Seaworld (June 1975)

Unit ID
31886/32
Item title
Seaworld
Date
June 1975
Scope and content

Footage of a trip to Seaworld on the Gold Coast. Title on film "Seaworld QACS June 1975".

Includes swimming pool, dolphin show, pirate ship, paddle steamer, light house, water skiing. 

[QACS Queensland Amateur Cine Society]

Description
1 film reel (6 minutes 22 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (95 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour)
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Britannia Arriving (1970)

Unit ID
31886/33
Item title
Britannia Arriving
Date
1970
Scope and content

Footage of royal yacht 'Britannia' arriving in Brisbane. Includes views of ship from beach, views from from naval escort boat, flotilla of welcome boats. 

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (220 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Mt Crosby School Fete (1980)

Unit ID
31886/34
Item title
Mt Crosby School Fete
Date
1980
Scope and content

Footage related to the Mt Crobsy State School fete.

Includes views of the drive to Mt Crosby, views of the school buildings, attendees, classroom displays, houses, street views. 

Description
1 film reel (11 minutes 07 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (167 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour)
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Fort Lytton (1980-1990)

Unit ID
31886/35
Item title
Fort Lytton
Date
1980-1990
Scope and content

Footage of a historical reenactment at Fort Lytton by the Arms Collectors' Guild. The re-enactment was for the program 'Hayden Sargeant's Brisbane'. Includes narration describing history.

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (110 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

War Museum, Southport (1975-1990)

Unit ID
31886/36
Item title
War Museum, Southport
Date
1975-1990
Scope and content

Footage of a young boy exploring military installations at the War Museum, Southport.

Includes army vehicles, tanks, planes etc. 

Description
1 film reel (5 minutes 09 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (77 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour)
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Evans Deakin overs (1975-1990)

Unit ID
31886/37
Item title
Evans Deakin overs
Date
1975-1990
Scope and content

Footage of men working at a control panel, Tennyson Power Plant, Myers Centre roller coaster, factory scenes with men working machinery and welding. Has a musical soundtrack.

Description
1 film reel (reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (70 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Fort Lytton (1980-1990)

Unit ID
31886/38
Item title
Fort Lytton
Date
1980-1990
Scope and content

Footage of drill squad carrying out historical re-enactments at Fort Lytton. Includes light-horse displays.

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (70 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Movie Makers-Girraween (1984)

Unit ID
31886/39
Item title
Movie Makers-Girraween
Date
1984
Scope and content

Film documenting a camping trip to Girraween by the Amateur Movie Makers club.

Includes footage of driving to Girraween, signs, the carpark, a picnic, bushwalking, swimming, night scenes, camping and Bald Rock. 

Description
1 film reel (7 minutes 20 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (110 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour)
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Gorman's Gap (1980-1990)

Unit ID
31886/40
Item title
Gorman's Gap
Date
1980-1990
Scope and content

Footage of the opening of a riding/hiking trail at Gorman's Gap.

Includes hikers, horse sled, bullock cart and historical reenactments. Some ambient audio.

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (140 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Jondaryan Woolshed (1980-1990)

Unit ID
31886/41
Item title
Jondaryan Woolshed
Date
1980-1990
Scope and content

Footage birds nesting and baby birds, Jondaryan Woolshed, historical reenactments, traction engine, sheep shearing, horse and buggy. Some narration.

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (160 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe (first 20 ft)))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Moreton Island by land and sea (1980-1990)

Unit ID
31886/42
Item title
Moreton Island by land and sea
Date
1980-1990
Scope and content

Title on film "By land and sea". Footage of a small plane at an airport, taking off, aerial views over Moreton Bay and Brisbane suburbs. Has a musical soundtrack.

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (160 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

25th Day (1980-1990)

Unit ID
31886/43
Item title
25th Day
Date
1980-1990
Scope and content

Footage of ANZAC ceremonies and parades in Brisbane.

Description
1 film reel (9 minutes 29 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (114 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe))
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Moogerah (1980-1990)

Unit ID
31886/44
Item title
Moogerah
Date
1980-1990
Scope and content

Footage of Moogerah Dam and surrounds including plaques, picnickers, dam wall and overflow, children playing and water skiing.

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (100 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Family footage (1970-1990)

Unit ID
31886/45
Item title
Family footage
Date
1970-1990
Scope and content

Miscellaneous footage including credits and title pages from a number of Don Finlay’s films. Other footage includes a steam train at Roma Street Station; Botanic Gardens; Parliament House, The Mansions and other CBD buildings; the Holy Triad Chinese Temple in Albion; beach scenes.

Description
1 film reel (11 minutes 30 seconds) (reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (138 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Legend of Marutchi (1980-1990)

Unit ID
31886/46
Item title
Legend of Marutchi
Date
1980-1990
Scope and content

Film relating to the Aboriginal Dreamtime story of Marutchi. Includes nature scenes and still images cut together.

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (80 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Brisbane today (1975-1990)

Unit ID
31886/47
Item title
Brisbane today
Date
1975-1990
Scope and content

Title on film "Brisbane today". Footage of the Southern Cross oilrig being towed on Brisbane River; cycling and strolling in the Botanic Gardens; and Victoria Barracks.

Description
1 film reel (7 minutes 36 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (114 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Dreamworld (1980-1990)

Unit ID
31886/48
Item title
Dreamworld
Date
1980-1990
Scope and content

Footage of a trip to Dreamworld. Title on film "Dreamworld: a world for everyone". Includes rides and attractions. Narration and music.

Description
1 film reel (7 minutes 38 seconds) (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (115 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Additional format
Digital copy available
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Our holiday (1980-1990)

Unit ID
31886/49
Item title
Our holiday
Date
1980-1990
Scope and content

Footage of a family driving holiday taking in New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia.

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (190 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

North Coast etc (1980-1990)

Unit ID
31886/50
Item title
North Coast etc
Date
1980-1990
Scope and content

Compilation of spliced together film footage including sailing footage, beach scenes, sand dunes, picnics, playground, O'Reilly's, bushwalking, flora and fauna, Stinson plaque, bobcat at work, comedy skit in an employment office, Swanbank Power Station, Brisbane River scenes, steam train, drill squad, Girraween, Poole's Dam near Mapleton.

 

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (400 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

South West- Hainult Mine in W.A. (1970-1990 )

Unit ID
31886/51
Item title
South West- Hainult Mine in W.A.
Date
1970-1990
Scope and content

 Footage showing Hainult Mine in W.A.

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (320 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, sound (magnetic stripe & balance stripe))
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Story of printing (1970-1990)

Unit ID
31886/52
Item title
Story of printing
Date
1970-1990
Scope and content

Footage of amateur printing press likely to be the workshop under the Finlay family house at Holland Park.

Description
1 film reel (reversal positive: reel 1 of 1 (65 ft); standard 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A

Amateur printing press (1970-1990)

Unit ID
31886/53
Item title
Amateur printing press
Date
1970-1990
Scope and content

Footage of amateur printing press likely to be the workshop under the Finlay family house at Holland Park.

(no title)

Description
1 film reel (reversal composite: reel 1 of 1 (100 ft); super 8mm; acetate, colour, silent)
Locate
OMFILM5CS Trolley 38-Shelf A
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